Senior Embedded Software Engineer

at Waters Technologies Corporation in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Embedded Software Engineer


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Research and Development  

US-DE-New Castle  

Regular Full-Time


In the midst of a materials revolution innovation is moving forward at an unprecedented speed. Over the next decade the rapid advancement in materials will have a massive impact.
TA Instruments and Waters are working together to aid this advancement. Supporting a wide array of markets and measurements to meet the most demanding applications.
Our instrumentation unparalleled in performance, precision and versatility can help you move forward fast to become a key player in the development of these new materials.

No matter the market, no matter the material, no matter the application TA Instruments and Waters will be there creating tomorrow with the tools of today.
At TA Instruments, we're looking for creative and innovative engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including data processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. We encourage all our engineers to constantly add value to themselves and the business through learning and collaboration.
Please click here to watch a short video about the exciting work happening at TA Instruments!
We are looking for smart, self-motivated software engineers to join our truly exceptional engineering team. 




In this role, the individual will join a dynamic and collaborative environment, encouraging cross team development between Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Data Application Scientists. Specifically, the individual will join our R&D organization which develops Thermal and Rheology based Instrumentation Technologies.

The instrumentation being developed and maintained involves many electro-mechanical sub-systems which provide an exciting opportunity for learning system dynamics and integration of the different technologies.

Position Summary
Senior Embedded Software Engineer for a firmware design position engaged in development of scientific instruments. As part of a cross functional team, the firmware engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, testing, and supporting firmware controlling embedded processors within a distributed control and acquisition system. Knowledge of embedded software, software architecture, RTOS and Linux operating systems, communications protocols, basic electronic circuits, signal processing, and network communications are essential skills to perform daily design tasks.

The Senior Embedded Software Engineer is expected to take a system approach in the design and development of embedded software systems. This includes but is not limited to providing substantive technical assistance in software development projects, including architecture, design, coding, and testing of all embedded software system components. The position reports to the Director, Software and System Engineering.

Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Specify, design, implement, test, and support embedded software for products across the range of the portfolio
Participate in embedded system design projects through SDLC, from concept to production
Design, implement, and test C and C++ applications in embedded environments including bare-metal, RTOS, and Linux
Provide system architecture and design following an API-first approach
Familiar with modern communication protocols and security
Follow and participate in software development best-practices, including code and design reviews
Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability, and scalability of system processing resources
Interface with hardware design and development as well as software QAous technical improvement.




Critical Competencies
Highly experienced in working with ADCs, DACs and PWMs for measurement and control
Highly experienced in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems and multi-threaded Linux system design
Highly experienced with Linux and embedded RTOS, including experience with 32-bit and 64-bit microprocessor architectures, DSPs, and FPGAs
Strong background in signal processing with emphases on real-time signal processing on embedded DSP processors and embedded Linux systems
Experienced with PID control implementation on custom hardware to control an array of physical devices including motion, temperature, and gas flow
Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets
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Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1048878

Posted On: Sep 29, 2022

Updated On: Oct 29, 2022

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